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Elderly woman found murdered in Delhi


September 11th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A 58-year-old divorced woman was found strangled to death inside her residence here, police said Monday.The incident came to light Sunday in north Delhi's Lahori ... Read more...

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Russia’s Tchebanika wins TT Paralympic gold


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Raisa Tchebanika won the Paralympic table tennis gold Monday beating Ukraine's Antonina Khodzynska in the W6 category final.The 48-year-old Tchebanika won in straight sets ... Read more...

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Gold from Bangladesh seized, one detained


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 3 (IANS) A gold smuggler was detained in Tripura and five gold biscuits, worth Rs.19 lakh, smuggled from Bangladesh were seized, BSF officials said here Monday."The troopers of ... Read more...

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Brazilian sprinters break records in Paralympics


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Brazilian sprinters broke Paralympic records here at the Paralympic Games.Terezinha Guilhermina set a new Paralympic record in the women's T11 200-metre race with a time of ... Read more...

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Paralympic gold for Russia in women’s long jump


August 31st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Margarita Goncharova claimed gold in the F37/38 category of the women's long jump at the Paralympic Games here Friday.Athletes who suffer from uncontrollable muscular ... Read more...

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Savinova tops in Diamond League 800m


August 27th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two weeks after winning the 800 metres gold at the London Olympics, Russia's Maria Savinova continued her run in Britain with victory in the same ... Read more...

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Roaring sales of Kerala Onam lottery tickets


August 26th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 26 (IANS) The Kerala 'Thiru Onam Bumper lottery', billed as carrying the biggest prize money of over Rs.20 crore in the country, is seeing roaring sales, an official ... Read more...

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I’m closing in on world-beater Zhou: Russian weightlifter


August 16th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian weightlifter Tatiana Kashirina Thursday said she is satisfied with her Olympic silver medal because her performance took her one step closer to beating her ... Read more...

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Could have won gold from other draw: Yogeshwar Dutt


August 15th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) India's Olympic bronze medallist wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt said Wednesday that he could have won the gold had he been placed in the other half of ... Read more...

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Olympics: Obama congratulates Cameron on success


August 13th, 2012 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday called British Prime Minister David Cameron to congratulate him on the success of the London Olympics."President Obama called Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Carrazana wins flyweight gold for Cuba


August 12th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cuba's Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana won gold in the Olympic men's flyweight (52kg) boxing category here at the ExCel Arena Sunday, beating Mongolian fighter Tugtsogt Nyambayar ... Read more...

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Railways announce Rs.75 lakh award for Sushil Kumar


August 12th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) The Indian Railways Sunday announced a cash award of Rs.75 lakh for Sushil Kumar, who bagged a silver in the 66kg freestyle wrestling contest at ... Read more...

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Olympics: Croatia wins men’s handball bronze


August 12th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Croatia's men beat Hungary 33-26 Sunday to win their first Olympic handball medal, a bronze.The Croatians dominated from the start, finishing the first half with ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Ukraine’s Usyk slogs his way to gold


August 12th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine's Olexander Usyk slogged his way to Olympic heavyweight boxing gold, winning a bruising final against Italy's Clemente Russo.Usyk, the No. 1 seed, repeated his ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: China’s Zou takes light flyweight gold


August 12th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Chinese light flyweight boxer Zou Shiming retained his Olympic title Saturday after beating Thailand's Kaeo Pongprayoon in a tight final.Beijing champion Zou won all three ... Read more...

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Egypt’s buried hands may be ancient trophies


August 11th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Sixteen buried hands uncovered recently in Egypt could be trophies victorious warriors took after battle 3,600 years ago, say experts.Researchers believe the discovery is the earliest ... Read more...

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Olympics: Canoe sprint gold for New Zealand’s Carrington


August 11th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World champion Lisa Carrington of New Zealand paddled to Olympic canoe sprint gold in women's kayak single 200 metres event Saturday.Carrington burst out of the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Russia’s Lysenko hurls hammer farthest to take gold


August 11th, 2012 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Tatyana Lysenko added Olympic hammer gold to her world title Friday, nailing the Olympic record with a huge throw.Lysenko threw the hammer 78 metres ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: North Korea’s Yang grapples to bronze


August 11th, 2012 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea's Yang Kyong-il took the Olympic bronze in the men's 55 kg freestyle wrestling category Friday.Yang, a 2009 world champion, finished off his opponent ... Read more...

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Olympic cycling: Colombia’s Pajon flies to gold in women’s BMX


August 10th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Colombia's Mariana Pajon pedalled and jumped to gold in the women's Olympic BMX final Friday.Britain's Shanaze Read and 2008 silver medallist Laetitia le Corguille of ... Read more...

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Olympics: Gold for Tunisia’s Mellouli in marathon swimming


August 10th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tunisia's Oussama Mellouli won his second medal of the London Olympics with victory in the gruelling men's 10-kilometre marathon swim Friday.Mellouli finished the open-water swim ... Read more...

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Olympic taekwondo: Tazegul scores gold for Turkey


August 10th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Servet Tazegul of Turkey won Olympic taekwondo gold in the men's 68kg weight class here Thursday.Tazegul, the World No.1 and 2008 bronze medallist, narrowly beat ... Read more...

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India can win gold for corruption, says Ramdev


August 10th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) If the Olympics gave a medal for corruption, India could have won a gold, yoga guru Baba Ramdev said Friday as thousands poured into the ... Read more...

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Olympic swimming: Hungarian Risztov wins gold in marathon


August 10th, 2012 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hungarian swimmer Eva Risztov showed her stamina to beat the field in the women's 10-km open water swimming Thursday after a close finish in Hyde ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Kenyan Rudisha wins gold in Men’s 800m


August 10th, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kenyan runner David Rudisha set a searing pace as he won Olympic 800 metres gold in world record time Thursday.Rudisha, the reigning world champion, knocked ... Read more...

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Olympic diving : Chen retains 10m diving title in style


August 10th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Chen Ruolin retained her Olympic title in the women's 10 metre platform Thursday, demolishing the field with an exhibition of exquisite diving.Chen, 19, won ... Read more...

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Olympic equestrian: Dujardin prances to dressage gold for Britain


August 10th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Charlotte Dujardin danced to victory in the individual dressage Thursday, beating Dutch rider Adelinde Cornelissen by a nose with an elegant performance here at ... Read more...

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Jessica Ennis’ gold postbox vandalized


August 9th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A postbox that was painted Gold to celebrate Jessica Ennis’s Olympic victory was vandalized and left with graffiti markings on it. The box, which was painted with ... Read more...

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Olympic taekwondo: Chinese Wu wins gold


August 9th, 2012 - 7:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Wu Jingyu defended her flyweight Olympic taekwondo gold in devastating fashion Wednesday.The two-time world champion thrashed Spain's three-time world champion Brigitte Yague Enrique 8-1 ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Gold for Japanese grappler Obara


August 9th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eight-time world champion wrestler Hitomi Obara of Japan took her first Olympic medal with gold in the women's 48 kg freestyle Wednesday, beating Azerbaijan's Maria ... Read more...

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Olympic bronze not the end of my road: Mary Kom (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom said Wednesday that the Olympic bronze medal won't be the end of road for her and she would continue with her ... Read more...

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Olympic equestrian: Swiss Guerdat bags gold in show jumping


August 8th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Switzerland's Steve Guerdat rode the only faultless competition to take gold in the men's individual show jumping Thursday, as the silver medal was decided by ... Read more...

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Olympics: Hungarian duo wins Kayak gold


August 8th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Hungarian pair of Rudolf Dombi and Roland Kokeny had just enough energy left to hold off a late charge from a Portuguese duo and ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Bolt warns Blake off 200m gold


August 8th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Repeat men's Olympic 100 metres champion Usain Bolt says he has told compatriot and training partner Yohan Blake not to think about winning the men's 200 metres ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Rezaei wins gold for Iran


August 8th, 2012 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's Ghasem Gholamreza Rezaei grappled to Olympic wrestling gold in the men's 96kg division Tuesday, defeating Russia's Rustam Totrov on points in the final.Rezaei, 26, ... Read more...

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